Indirect Services Administrator
20 Black Brook Road
Aquinnah, MA, 02535
Phone: 508-645-9265 x141
Membership Services Contact
Phone: 508-645-9265 x105
Fax : 508-645-3790
The Membership Committee consists of five Tribal Members who serve a term of two years. The Chairman shall be appointed by Tribal Council.
As of January 1, 2019 there are 1,364 enrolled Tribal Members.
Enrollment in the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is based upon our Roll of 1870.
Any person who can document their direct lineal descent from a specifically identified Gay Head Wampanoag Indian on the 1870 Census Roll of the Tribe shall be eligible for Membership.
Requests for a Membership enrollment packet may be submitted in writing or in person, accompanied by a $10.00 application fee; a non-refundable money order payable to “The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, Aquinnah.”
No person shall qualify for membership if they are a member of any other Tribe, band or Indian community unless they relinquish their membership in such.
It is the responsibility of the parents to enroll their children within six months of birth in order to receive any services of benefits from the Tribe. In all enrollment proceedings, the burden of proof is on the applicant.